Evaluation of investing in new nature

Enterprises of the business park 'Beukenlaan' in the Dutch town Renkum have been moved and the area was redisigned in order to support the ecological connection between the Veluwe and the forelands of the river Rhine. This project will examine whether these developments already show results.


  • Research on the socio-economic impact of the move of a business estate (Beukenlaan in the municipality Renkum in the province of Gelderland) on behalf of the development of an ecological connection (Veluwe-Rijnuiterwaarden) and a recovery of a natural area (Streamvalley).
  • Research on the economic and ecological potention of nature development (in the Streamvalley of Renkum).